Retired Air Force Col. Wilfred Champlain Burdick, a resident of Evanston since 1945, died Aug. 27, 2003 at the Wagner Pavilion of the Mather in Evanston. He was 91.
Born March 16, 1912, in Rockford, Ill., he received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1936.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces and the U.S. Air Force. He also served overseas during the Korean War.
As architectural superintendent for C.F. Murphy Associates in Chicago, Col. Burdick oversaw the construction of the Prudential Building, IBM Building, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Dirksen Federal Building, Northern Trust Bank Annex and McDonald's Corp.'s Hamburger University in Oak Brook. He also worked for the Kennedy family, constructing an apparel center next to the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. He retired in 1984.
Col. Burdick was a longtime member of Medinah Temple and the Scottish Rite of Dallas.
Survivors include his wife, Jane (nee Boyce); son Boyce (Kathleen); three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother Bruce (Jan); and sisters Lorraine (Leonard) James and Jenell (Robert) Anderson.
He was preceded in death by two children, Jan and Jana.
Funeral services were held Sept. 2 at the Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home in Wilmette. Interment was private in Memorial Park Mausoleum in Skokie.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Arthur B. Chuzum
Arthur B. Chuzum, 75, a resident of Wilmette, died Aug. 22, 2003 while in Strasborg, France.
Mr. Chuzum was born Aug. 22, 1928, in Chicago. He was in the Marine Corp in World War II and was a graduate of Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Mich. Mr. Chuzum was employed as traffic liaison for the Chicago office of Procter and Gamble for 38 years. He was also active in many conservation groups along with being a founding member of Voices of The Retarded and active in Parents Group of Kankakee.
Survivors include his wife, Yvonne N. Chuzum (nee Koch) of Wilmette; six daughters, Leslie (Ken) Wenzel, Lori (Russell) Warner, Lynne Bowerman, Lisa, Laura and Loretta; a son, Jeffrey Chuzum; eight grandchildren; and a brother Paul (Susan) Christopher.
Services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at Donnellan Family Funeral Home in Skokie.
Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Skokie.
Raymond Paul Dethloff, 67, of Harrison, Ariz., and formerly of Morton Grove, died Aug. 24, 2003 at his home.
Mr. Dethloff was born May 17, 1936 in Evanston. He was a leak inspector.
Survivors include wife Donna Mae, children Raymond, Lori and John and five grandchildren.
Visitation was Aug. 28 at Simkins Funeral Home in Morton Grove. Funeral service was Aug. 29 at Simkins. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie.
Jane Hunter Hanley
Jane Hanley (nee Hunter), 94, a resident of Wilmette, died Aug. 28, 2003 after a brief illness.
Born on January 3, 1909, Mrs. Hanley lived most of her life in Evanston. She attended Northwestern University prior to her marriage in 1931. After raising her children, she became one of the most successful real-estate agents on the North Shore working with the agency of J. Clarke Baker for more than 20 years. After retirement, she and her husband began spending their winters in sunny Pompano Beach, Fla. Mrs. Hanley was most at home near the water, be it the blue Caribbean, the Atlantic beaches, or the home shores of Lake Michigan, relatives said. Even in her later years, she spent summers traveling to Michigan, Connecticut and Maryland to visit relatives.
Survivors include two sons, Richard (Judy) Hanley of Wilmette, and Michael (Kathryn) Hanley of Washington, D.C.; one daughter, Lee (Verne) Westerberg of Old Greenwich, Conn.; a daughter-in-law, Sally Tolin Hanley of Franklin, Ind.; seven grandchildren, Scott (Cathy) Westerberg, Stephen (Carolyn) Westerberg, Jennifer Hanley (Craig) Crotcau, Gretchen Hanley (Jason) Perkins, Ryan Hanley, and Connor and Casey Hanley; five great-grandchildren, Hunter, Kyra, James, Zelda and Jake; her nieces and nephews, Kevin, Gerald, Mary Jo, Molly and Bridget Hanley, Jean Hanley Jackson, Bill Ryan and Terry Hanley, and Tom, Rick, Nan and Jane Hunter; and her brother Ted (the late Julie) Hunter of Allegan, Mich.
She is predeceased by her husband Myron "Mike" Hanley.
Memorial services will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Evanston North Shore Hospice, 5215 Old Orchard Rd., Suite 200, Skokie IL 60077.
Funeral services for Bessie Winifred Johnson, a resident of Evanston for 60 years, will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 10 at Mather Gardens, 1615 Hinman Ave.
Mrs. Johnson died Aug. 29, 2003 at Mather Gardens. She was 96.
She was born Oct. 26, 1906, in London, Ontario, Canada.
Miss Johnson, also known as "Winnie," was a private secretary at Wisconsin Southern Gas Co. for 45 years.
A past member of the Evanston Historical Society, she also was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Evanston.
Survivors include seven nieces.
Interment is to be private at Forest Lawn Cemetery in London, Ontario, Canada.
Audrey Klein-Scalbom, 71, a resident of Northbrook and Winnetka, died July 30, 2003 in her Northbrook home.
Mrs. Klein-Scalbom was born Jan. 3, 1932, in Evanston. She grew up in Wilmette, graduating from New Trier Township High School.
She was a descendant of the Hon. Roger Sherman, who was a signer of the Constitution.
An avid singer, she sang with the North Shore Harmonizers from the late 1960s into the 1980s. She also donated her time to the Big Sisters/Big Brothers organization.
She was a past president of the women's club at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, and remained an active member for many years.
She loved traveling, reading and music, and she devoted her life to being a wonderful and loving wife, mother and friend.
Survivors include her sons, Mathias III (Ann) of Northbrook, Steven (Lynne) of Vernon Hills and Robert (Kris) of Arkansas; her daughters, Janice (Earl) Rodda of Florida and Jeanne (Dave) Davies of Florida; 20 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her daughter-in-law, Gwen Bannockburn.
She was married to the late Mathias A. Klein Jr. and Lawrence Scalbom. Her son Michael S. Klein preceded her in death.
Services were held Aug. 2 at Donnellan Family Funeral Home in Skokie.
Interment took place at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Northbrook.
William Wallace McCallum
William Wallace "Wally" McCallum, 97, a former resident of Evanston and Wilmette, died Aug. 6, 2003 at his Florida residence.
Mr. McCallum was born in Aug. 12, 1906 in St. Paul, Minn. and graduated from the University of Minnesota. A resident of Evanston and Wilmette for more than 40 years, he began his business career in Chicago with Price Waterhouse & Co. For 30 years, beginning in 1938, he held senior management positions with leading meatpacking companies, first at Oscar Mayer and Co., where he served as assistant to the president and financial vice president and director, and later at John Morrell and Co. he was a certified public accountant and later became president, chief executive officer and director.
McCallum also served as a director of several companies, including the Boulevard Bancorp in Chicago, the Burlington Northern Railroad and the Colorado and Southern Railroad. Following retirement from active business management, he headed a consulting firm for 20 years. In 1958, he received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota.
His professional, civic and charitable activities included leadership positions with the American Meat Institute, the Illinois Children's Home and Aid Society and director of Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa. In 1981, he helped established the Lost Tree Charitable Foundation in his adopted Florida home, and served as the foundation's president until 1989. McCallum was also president of the Lost Tree Chapel from 1981-83. He was one of the original founders of Jupiter Country Club.
Survivors include his daughter, Dorothy "Bunny" Miele; his son, Wallace Wright "Skip" McCallum; ten grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He is predeceased by his first wife, Ruth Wright McCallum, and his second wife, Louise Morrison McCallum.
A memorial service was held Sunday, Aug. 10 at Lost Tree Memorial Chapel, Lost Tree Village in North Palm Beach, Fla.
Memorial contributions may be made to either the Lost Tree Village Charitable Foundation, 11555 Lost Tree Way, Lost Tree Village, North Palm Beach FL 33408, or to Community Foundation/Path of Voices, P.O. Box 5010, Madison WI 53705 which is a sculpture project of McCallum's grandson, Bradley, dedicated to youth at the five Madison high schools.
A memorial service for Dorothy W. (nee Wiley) Schad, a resident of Evanston and a former resident of Waukegan, is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Elliott Chapel of the Presbyterian Homes, 3131 Simpson St.
Mrs. Schad, 94, died Aug. 18, 2003 at the Presbyterian Homes.
Born in 1909 to Forbes and Ora Wiley, she received a bachelor's degree in physical education from Denison University and a master's in education from New York University.
While at Denison, Mrs. Schad met her husband, Gene, who preceded her in death. They were married in 1934.
Mrs. Schad taught physical education for several years at Glen Flora Elementary School in Waukegan.
She was a former longtime member of First Presbyterian Church in Waukegan. In 1984, when she moved to the Presbyterian Homes in Evanston, she was became an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Evanston.
Active in community affairs, Mrs. Schad was a member of the League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women. She particularly enjoyed being involved in the Barwell new baby clinic.
Mrs. Schad and her late husband were lifetime sailors and longtime members of the Waukegan Yacht Club. She also loved the outdoors and enjoyed traveling.
In addition to her husband, one grandchild preceded her in death.
Survivors include daughters Nancy (Ronald) Keyser of Seabrook Island, S.C., and Patricia Staats of Elmhurst; son Lawrence (Susan) of Kenilworth; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Forbes B. Wiley Award, in care of Denison University, Granville OH 43023. Attention: Helen Viles.
A memorial service for Julie Woodruff Snead of Palm City, Fla., a former resident of Evanston and Winnetka, is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sept. 6, 2003 at the Church of the Holy Comforter, 222 Kenilworth Ave., Kenilworth.
Mrs. Snead died Aug. 23 in Palm City. She was 90.
She attended Roycemore School in Evanston and Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Mrs. Snead served on the altar guilds of St. Luke's Episcopal Church and St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, both in Evanston. She also served on the board of the Evanston chapter of the Northwestern University Settlement.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thornton W. Jr.
Survivors include daughters Carol Snead Hunter of Scottsdale, Ariz., Susan Snead Clardy of Hanford, Calif., and Mary Snead Mayer of Pittsburgh; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two nieces; and one nephew.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Martin and St. Lucie Inc., 2101 SE Indian St., Stuart FL 34997 or Church of the Holy Comforter Discretionary Fund, 222 Kenilworth Ave., Kenilworth IL 60043.
Greta Fell Carl
Greta Fell Carl, 58, of Chicago died Aug. 24, 2001. She was born Jan. 1, 1943 in Evanston. She grew up in Highland Park, graduated from Highland Park High School and received her bachelorís degree from Brown University in 1964 and a masterís degree from the University of Chicago in 1969. Following graduation, Greta had a successful career with the City of Chicago in urban planning, and as an education coordinator and a freelance grant writer for various non-profit social service agencies before attending law school, where, as might be expected, she became the managing editor of the law review and gained the admiration of her professors and her classmates.
A 1985 honors graduate of IIT Kent Law School, she was a partner at Rosenthal and Shanfield for several years until she co-founded the all-woman law firm most recently known as Carl and Hiza. In addition to the time and energy Greta dedicated to her work and her family, she became a marathon runner and shared her life and her much cherished privacy with her life partner Cal Langenberg.
She is survived by a large and loving family; her daughter Dr. Rebecca Carl, a medical resident at the University of Wisconsin General Hospital in Madison, Wis.; her mother Reva Fell of Highland Park and widow of Jacob Fell, Gretaís father; her life partner Cal Langenberg; her brothers John of Evanston and Neil (Bonnie) Fell of Skokie, and their children; and a circle of aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She deeply touched and affected the lives of many people and she will be missed by all of them. Services were Aug. 27 at North Shore Congregation Isreal, Glencoe. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fund 63060 Gynecologic Oncology Laboratory, 1653 W. Congress Pkwy, 720 Pavilion, Chicago, IL 60610. Arrangements by Kelley and Spalding Funeral Home.
Webster T. Edman, a native and former longtime resident of Evanston, died Sept. 1, 2001. He was 55.
A 1964 graduate of Evanston Township High School, he saw action in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Bronze Star. In 1970, he graduated from the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Mr. Edman rose to be executive vice president of Elias Shaker and Co., before his retirement in 1999.
He served as vice president of the National Association of General Merchandise Representatives.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; daughter Stephanie; son Christopher; and brothers Christopher Edman and Jefferson Edman.
Private interment followed a service at First Presbyterian Church in Evanston.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mayo Clinicís transplant support facility, in memory of Webster T. Edman, Gift of Life Transplant House, 705 Second Street, S.W., Rochester MN 55903.